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Give Them What They Need, Not What They Are Asking For.

As an Agile Coach, I often come across situations when a team member, leader or an entire team reaches out to me asking for a very specific tactical support. I hear things like: “I believe our team has lack of psychological safety so we would like to ask you to deliver training on psychological safety for us.” or “I spoke…

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Tantangan Dalam Menjalankan Transformasi Agile

At Elevenia, on November 9th, we organised the meetup focussed on discussing the obstacle which hinders the path to true agility. The discussion was facilitated by Ichsan and Arthur, who have experience transforming teams to adopt agile. There could be some points which Agile coaches miss to explain which could help teams face the obstacles and based on the years…

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What Agile Coaching Means To Me?

Hi everyone! Since I am new to your community I thought it’d be a good idea to introduce myself to you and explain why you’ll see me blogging and interacting with you. My name is Natalia and I am Agile Coach. A while ago I “met” Hugo over Linkedin and I got very inspired about his Agile work in Indonesia,…

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The Modern, Agile, Innovative Enterprise Start-Up

‘One of the reasons it's hard to build new things at larger companies is because people don't have the mental model of 'my job is to actually learn new things'. A lot of the mental model is you get really good at doing something and then you are supposed to keep on doing that.’ Aditya Agarwal (VP engineering, Dropbox) ‘Dropbox,…

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Why We Can’t Become Agile?

Most modern organizations are built on a basic blueprint that matured in the early 1900s and hasn’t changed much since. This industrial-age paradigm operates on a principle I call ‘predict and control’: they seek to achieve stability and success through up-front planning, centralized control and preventing deviation. Rather than continually evolving an organization’s design on the basis of real tensions…

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The Art of Being a Scrum Master

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One of the questions I hear most often in the scrum community is 'what makes a good scrum master'. The answer can take hours of debate. I think it's simple. Michael Gerber in his book 'the emyth revisited' describes the McDonald's system to build companies: standardize everything into processes, measure everything and hire people with the lowest education possible. The Agile Manifesto…

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Scrum Fundamental Workshop With Wahid Nurdin

Unlike the usual meetup pattern, we organised a mini-workshop on September 16th from morning 10:00 am - 2:00 pm at Makers Institute. Wahid Nurdin facilitated the Scrum Fundamental Workshop with learning experiments; interesting exercises and simulation. One of the main scrum simulation games was Lego. The main highlight of the workshop that it was FREE. [gallery ids="2136,2137,2138,2139,2140,2141,2142"]

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Create Strong Agile Contracts

As agile becomes the most happening term in Indonesia, there are many companies trying to adopt agile and wondering how to make strong contracts which brings forth the agile way of working into effect. On 14th September, at Julo, Ahmad Firdaus of eComindo shared his experience with a group of 10-12 agile enthusiasts on working with his scrum team on different agile contracts,…

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Informal Agile Chit-Chat

On September 11th, after over 6 months, we had a small gathering, kind of an informal agile chit-chat at Old Man's, Canggu. This was initiated by Mardi Vester Tamma and during the meetup we discussed how to move effectively with the Bali scrum user group, we can discuss what we will do with our group. Keep watch on our group to know about…

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How To Make Agile Contracts?

One of the challenges often discussed in the agile community is 'how to create contracts that support agile development'. Let's look at some of the options. The traditional, fixed price, waterfall contract Most budgeting and legal frameworks are based on the traditional waterfall model. The goal in traditional contracts is to A. specify 'everything that needs to be built' and B. distribute…

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